Depart Hanoi on a 5.5hr drive to Sapa via the Noi Bai - Lao Cai expressway, opened at the end of 2014. Enjoy views of rice paddies, village homes, and misty mountains along the way. After checking in to your hotel, have lunch at Red Dzao, a local restaurant serving typical Sapa cuisine. In the afternoon, walk around Sapa town and visit the Sapa Market where you can interact with the locals.
Overnight in Sapa (Lunch)
Suggested departure time: 07:00
Tour duration: 10 hours, including time of transferring from Hanoi to Sapa.